The National Weather Service will be conducting a statewide tornado drill at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, March 6.

Randy Kirby

Pettis County will be participating in the drill, so residents will hear the county's warning sirens being tested at that time, it was noted.

Highlights of Severe Weather Preparedness Week Include a different theme each day.
Monday's topic is being prepared. 
Tuesday topic will be about tornadoes. 
Wednesday topic will be about flooding.
Thursday topic will be about lighting.
Fridays topic will be communication/NOAA radio day.

"I encourage every school, citizen, and business to participate in this drill," said Trisha Rooda, Sedalia-Pettis County Emergency Management Agency coordinator